In the two hundred and twenty years since our republic was formed, the Constitution has taken quite a few beatings. Considering the elitist group of landholders that formed the United States and how that elite class has ruled our nation since, it's amazing any of the tenants of this revered document have survived at all. However, there's been no period in history in which our freedoms have been threatened as they are today. Somehow, our current set of ruling elites believe that the Constitution as a whole can hang when it comes to the so-called global war on terrorism.
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